Loans

US $ 100 million for student loans

KENYA Kenya Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), the agency that provides loans to university students on behalf of the government, is seeking a syndicated loan of US $ 100 million from an international financier to strengthen its capacity funding in the face of growing demand for financial assistance. The agency …

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What’s the best way to fund your emergency?

You can never predict when, how and where an emergency will happen. It could be an illness, an accident, or some other sudden unexpected need. In an emergency, the situation requires your quick attention and, most importantly, a large sum of money. Unfortunately, most emergencies happen when you’ve used up …

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Stream it or skip it?

Admit it: if you have siblings, either you lend money to one of them or you get another to lend you money. Why? Because not everyone is in a strong financial position at the same time and if you have a good relationship with your siblings, you know they will …

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PPP loans: millions of business owners looking for help

The Small Business Administration and the Treasury Department are relaunching the Paycheck Protection Program five months after the end of its first two funding cycles. NEW YORK – For Nancy Sinoway, a second coronavirus relief loan would increase her sewing business’s chances of survival. “I could use it for marketing, …

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Democrats propose overturning OCC’s ‘real lender’ rule

WASHINGTON – Democratic lawmakers have announced plans to overturn the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s ‘real lender’ rule, which sought to remove uncertainties over banking partnerships with non-banks, but which critics say allows predatory loans. Senate Banking Committee Chairman Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., …

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Five years after the attack, I. Coast Resort struggles with Covid

Published on: 04/07/2021 – 15:28 Grand-Bassam (Ivory Coast) (AFP) Over the past five years, Côte d’Ivoire’s main holiday destination has been battling a terrorist attack, political violence and flooding – devastating setbacks to which Covid can be added. Grand-Bassam, a seaside resort located 30 kilometers (18 miles) from the country’s …

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